Director, Associate General Counsel - International Regulatory
London, United Kingdom
What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):
Develop and lead our team’s engagement strategy with significant regulators outside the US, in particular across Europe and Asia;
Provide practical, in-depth thought leadership on legal issues and risks in a risk-tolerant, but compliance-oriented environment, including the impact on the company's long-term strategy to business and legal audiences;
Proactively solve process and other problems for the business as they plan and execute on an accelerated and aggressive global growth plan;
Analyze and advise on complex, new regulatory guidance in financial, crypto, and tech sectors;
Manage a multi-jurisdiction regulatory team, including local lawyers providing regulatory and entity operations guidance;
Serve as point of coordination for regulatory strategy across Compliance and Policy teams;
Support Policy team engagement with strategic engagement to appointed regulatory leadership, legislators, and similar government leaders outside the US;
Collaborate closely with leadership across Legal team, in particular Product Legal, Commercial Legal, and Corporate Legal.
What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):
Substantial experience developing and successfully executing international regulatory engagement strategy, including product-specific;
Substantial experience translating complex, new regulatory guidance into actionable business guidance for product strategy;
Experience in financial, crypto, and/or tech sectors and applicable regulatory regimes;
Experience supporting new entities and providing legal guidance for growing local operations;
Experience leading a multi-jurisdiction legal team;
Willingness to challenge the status quo and preconceived notions of what is possible as well as working in areas where regulation is still evolving;
Excellent judgement, analytical rigor, clear communication, and business pragmatism.
We are looking for an experienced and action-oriented regulatory lawyer and leader who can help Coinbase build successful relationships with regulators and guide the growth of our business internationally.